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  • Court to decide on PAD case Feb 24

    21 Jan 2015 : The Supreme Court will decide on Feb 24 whether to hear a National Anti-Corruption Commission lawsuit against former prime minister Somchai Wongsawat and three others over the 2008 crackdown on People’s Alliance for Democracy protestors.

  • NBTC deadline for prepaid users

    21 Jan 2015 : The 90 million users of prepaid mobile phone services must all register their numbers by July 31 or their service will be suspended, according to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC).

  • SET closes up 2.27 to 1,537.36

    21 Jan 2015 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand's main index rose 0.15% or 2.27 points to close at 1,537.36 points on Wednesday.

  • FTI: New oil drilling concessions crucial

    21 Jan 2015 : The government should quickly proceed with the 21st round of bidding for oil drilling concessions to ensure the country's future energy security, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said on Wednesday.

  • China: Gender imbalance world's worst

    21 Jan 2015 : BEIJING — Chinese health authorities on Wednesday described the gender imbalance among new-borns as "the most serious and prolonged" in the world, a direct ramification of the country's strict one-child policy.

  • Nigerian among 5 busted for drugs

    21 Jan 2015 : A Nigerian national was among five people arrested in separate raids in Pathum Thani and Bangkok that netted more than 10 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine and some 40,000 speed pills.

  • Fleeing Malaysia killer held in Australia

    21 Jan 2015 : SYDNEY - A Malaysian police officer sentenced to hang over the killing of a Mongolian model in a sensational scandal linked to corruption allegations has been detained in Australia, a report said Wednesday.

  • 'Boy' defends KMITL Lamborghini buy

    21 Jan 2015 : Popular actor Pakorn "Boy" Chatborirak insists he bought an expensive Lamborghini legally and denies knowing the former owner, a prime suspect in the high-profile embezzlement scandal at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang campus (KMITL).

  • Fixed spending cuts in 2016 budget

    21 Jan 2015 : The 2016 budget will try to control fixed government expenses and help low-income earners make ends meet, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday.

  • Palestinian stabs 12 in Tel Aviv

    21 Jan 2015 : A knife-wielding Palestinian attacked passengers on a bus in Tel Aviv on Wednesday wounding at least 12 people before being shot by a passing prison officer, Israeli police said.

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